International Organic Skincare Entrepreneur Program

  • Suitable for: Beginners
  • Pre-requisites: None

  • Courses: 8 at 30% discount

  • Coursework: Self-study + tutor graded

  • Duration: Three year deadline

  • Cost: £2000 (British Pounds)

  • Payment Plan: 4 x £530
  • Next enrolment period: Oct 9 – Oct 15, 2019

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Welcome to the world’s first Organic Skincare Entrepreneur training program!

We will teach you everything you need to know in order to go from complete beginner to organic skincare expert formulator and teacher. By the end of this program, you could have your own successful organic skincare business.

This career-boosting program is aimed at people who want to take that all-important step towards setting up the business of their dreams and changing their life by creating their own high performance organic skincare range.

The global organic skincare industry is growing year upon year as more people demand top quality natural skincare and start to question the ingredients in mainstream cosmetics.

Will you become part of the global green beauty movement?

  • Gold award-winning online training
  • Thousands of students in 135+ countries

  • Innovative natural and organic formulating techniques

  • Accredited distance learning

  • Supportive student community – become part of a family

  • High quality variety of teaching materials

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This program is for you if:

You have a dream of starting your own organic skincare business

You want to learn how to formulate professional quality organic skincare

You want to learn about high performance cosmetic ingredients and how they work

You want to become confident in trialling advanced organic ingredients and techniques

You want to teach others how to change their lives through organic skincare

You want to enrol with an accredited and gold award-winning education provider

80+ Videos

Learn directly from the Formula Botanica team with our professional videos and course lectures

Fun Online Games

Play games to help you learn how to reinforce the learning outcomes for your course

100+ Study Books

Download your beautifully designed course notes to refer back to and keep forever

Tutor Support

Speak directly to a tutor in our private “Ask the Tutor” forum for students

Sequential Learning

Unlock new modules as you work through the course sequentially to enforce learning points.

Graded Coursework

Receive expert graded feedback to help you make your formulations safe, stable and sellable


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Diploma in Organic Skincare Formulation

Our foundation Diploma takes you from complete beginner to organic skincare formulator. This course has helped hundreds of people all around the world learn how to formulate 100% natural and organic skincare and has helped launch and grow dozens of businesses.

You will learn:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Formulating 100% natural facial, body and spa products
  • Aroma-cosmetology: the art & science of blending essential oils
  • Cosmetic business skills: branding & marketing
  • Cosmetic legal compliance
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Advanced Diploma in Organic Cosmetic Science

Our Advanced Diploma builds upon your knowledge of organic skincare formulation and helps you elevate your skills to the next level. Covering more complex topics such as advanced natural formulation, you will learn the secrets of making high performance skincare.

You will learn:

  • Advanced skin biology, including percutaneous absorption
  • Advanced natural formulation skills
  • Reverse formulating, helping you recreate any product
  • Niche formulating – raw (living), anti-ageing and bespoke skincare
  • Cosmetic lab skills and Continuing Professional Development
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Certificate in Organic Anti-Ageing Skincare

Our Certificate in Organic Anti-Ageing Skincare Formulation specialises you in the hottest niche in cosmetics – organic anti-ageing skincare. This course will perfect your formulations to incorporate the best cosmeceuticals and nutriceuticals for the skin.

You will learn:

  • The science of skin ageing
  • High performance skincare ingredients
  • Advanced natural emulsification
  • Formulating anti-ageing creams, lotions, elixirs, facial mists, facial polishes, serums, oils and facial masques.
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Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Our Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy teaches you to make therapeutic spa-quality facial masques to pamper your delicate facial skin. Influence the health of the skin by learning to formulate the 7 different types of organic facial masques.

You will learn:

  • Formulating organic and natural masques using clays, creams, clay creams, gels, superfood suspensions, gel-to-milk masques and fabric sheet masques
  • The science of clay and the main clays/muds available in cosmetics
  • The 6 recommended steps for correctly preserving clay-based masques
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Certificate in Natural Cosmetic Preservation

Our Certificate in Natural Cosmetic Preservation teaches you to make sure that your skincare products are safe, while still ensuring they maintain their natural and organic status. No one wants microbes growing in their cosmetics – learn how to avoid selling dangerous skincare to the public.

You will learn:

  • 20+ natural and naturally derived preservatives
  • How to determine your product shelf life
  • Factors determining microbial growth
  • Factors affecting preservative effectiveness
  • Good Manufacturing Practice
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Certificate in Chocolate Spa Products

Our Certificate in Chocolate Spa Products teaches you to make luxurious spa skincare with everyone’s favourite ingredient: chocolate! Discover the skin-beautifying and rejuvenating properties of cacao and learn to formulate with this miracle anti-ageing ingredient.

You will learn:

  • Research the different cosmetic ingredients yielded by the cacao tree
  • Learn about the science of cacao’s potent cosmeceutical properties
  • How cocoa works when topically applied to the skin
  • How to formulate 100% natural and organic facial, body and spa chocolate skincare
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Tutor Training Program

Our Tutor Training program teaches you how to run our lucrative organic skincare making workshops anywhere in the world. Upon successful completion of the course, you sign a Tutor Licence Agreement and take receipt of your training materials pack to get started!

You will learn:

  • The science of teaching & learning – cater for different learning styles
  • How to teach a skincare workshop
  • Marketing your workshops – pricing, venues, ticket sales, online marketing
  • Legalities – health & safety, Good Manufacturing Practice, risk assessments
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Certificate in Cosmetic Stability Testing

Our Certificate in Cosmetic Stability Testing teaches you how to ensure that your products remain stable and safe for the customer. Enrol for our course to understand how to test your cosmetics for stability, microbiological activity, pH, humidity and viscosity changes.

You will learn:

  • Which tests are a necessity for your cosmetics and why
  • Which ingredients will require more testing than others
  • How to determine the shelf life of your product
  • Which tests you need to undertake at home and which you should outsource
  • The 20 different types of stability tests available to artisan cosmetic formulators
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“Just brilliant, it’s as simple as that. I knew nothing about this subject on Day 1 and now I know a whole lot more. It exceeded my expectations. I found the whole experience fun, empowering and I’ve made some new friends too.”

– Lisa, UK

8 Career-Boosting Courses – 30% Discount

Diploma in Organic Skincare Formulation

Advanced Diploma in Organic Cosmetic Science

Certificate in Organic Anti-Ageing Skincare

Certificate in Facial Masque Therapy

Certificate in Chocolate Spa Products

Certificate in Natural Cosmetic Preservation

Certificate in Cosmetic Stability Testing

Tutor Training Program

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£2,860 (US$3,700)

£2,000 (US$2,600)

That’s a saving of £860! ($1,100)

There has never been a better time to start your organic skincare business

“Formula Botanica truly deserves the highest of scores and recommendations in my opinion. When I first signed up for my program I really had no idea what to expect, and each week and month they continually exceed my expectations. They are the most organized, helpful and encouraging group of teachers, tutors and staff I have had in a long time. They not only make success look possible but they are showing that it truly is attainable with their “Graduate Success Stories” they share often. (Even for a Stay-At-Home Mom like me) I have not been so energized and filled with Joy in such a long time, and I owe it all to Formula Botanica!”

– Robin Wayman, USA

Course Delivery

Your time is precious, so our distance-learning program is self-study and self-paced. Complete your courses at your own pace in your own time. Because the program is self-study, it should take upwards of a year to complete. Upon graduating, you receive an official Formula Botanica Certificate of Completion for each course.

Course Access

This amazing program is accessed online through our professional eLearning platform. When you enrol for the International Organic Skincare Entrepreneur Program, you create a username for our website and are granted access to all of our courses. All course materials are fully responsive and can be accessed on any mobile, tablet or desktop computer.

Broaden your Skills

Become an expert organic skincare formulator with these eight great natural and organic skincare courses. Within 1 year you will have all the knowledge you need to set up your own organic skincare range, start your own natural and organic skincare business and run profitable skincare workshops.

Course Fees

This training program offers you amazing value – you get 30% discount on our normal prices. For a total of £2,000 (payment plan also available), you receive a comprehensive online training program packed full of content in the form of training guides, eBooks, fact sheets, videos, webinars and many practical exercises for you to try at home.

Payment Plan

We recognise that this is a significant investment for most people so we accept payment in four equal instalments of £530 (approx. $700) over the space of four months. These instalments can be paid by credit card. Please check out our Terms & Conditions so that you understand what you are agreeing to when you enrol.

Fulfil your Dreams

Study with Formula Botanica to create the organic skincare business of your dreams. Design an exquisite high performance organic skincare brand that will wow your customers and gain a loyal following, while teaching the world there is a more sustainable, healthier alternative in skincare.


When you study with Formula Botanica, you become part of a close-knit international community of students and graduates all around the world. We support you all throughout your studies and beyond, and we give you access to our expert botanical skincare science and business files while you are enrolled on your courses.

Bonus 1 – Network with your Peers

Once you enrol with us, you are welcomed into our international student community groups which contain many hundreds of our students and graduates from all over the world. Everyone knows each other and many of our students meet up in their respective countries to share information and formulate together.

In our groups you will receive expert tutor support and peer support. Ask questions, share photos, troubleshoot formulations. Celebrate your victories and get encouragement when you need it. You are never alone.

Bonus 2 – Access our Student Library

When you become a student with Formula Botanica, you also gain exclusive access to our Student Resources Library for the duration of your course. Access our:

  • Preferred supplier guide which contains hundreds of global companies
  • Extensive ingredients directory with listings of over 100 natural ingredients
  • Formulation percentage-to-weight calculator
  • Collection of many hours of expert webinars
  • Scientific research collection
  • Recommended reading list
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Bonus 3 – Ongoing Support After Graduation

The support doesn’t finish when you graduate. We want to keep in touch with you once you’ve finished your course and support your career in organic skincare. We offer lots of free promotion for our graduates because we want to help give your business the support it needs when you launch it or as you grow it.

Be featured widely on our website, on social media and on our mailing list. Formula Botanica has many thousands of followers and subscribers all around the world so this will help you create a splash when you launch.

Bonus 4 – Earn Formula Botanica Open Badges

Formula Botanica issues Open Badges to students who pass their courses successfully. These badges can be used on your resume, social media pages and LinkedIn profile to demonstrate that you are a skilled organic cosmetic formulator. We have also hidden a few surprise badges in the course materials for students who pass certain Modules with a distinction grade!

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Enrol for our prestigious International Organic Skincare Entrepreneur Program to become a professional organic skincare formulator, entrepreneur and teacher


None. This organic skincare entrepreneur program is suitable for complete beginners.

Online Classroom

Peer support & tutor support via a private Facebook group.

Start Date

April or October. Self-paced training where you have up to 3 years to complete your course.


Formula Botanica is accredited by the Open & Distance Learning Quality Council.


Projects, activities and reflexive learning. Each module ends with a short test.

Expert Support

Our Tutor Team has an educational background in cosmetic chemistry, biology, education and business management. Let us support you.


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The International Organic Skincare Entrepreneur Program is only open twice a year, in April and October. We always announce the enrolment dates here on our website.

Term times run in the following months:

  • Spring Enrolment: April
  • Autumn Enrolment: October


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